Ecorse, Michigan Population 2022

9,263
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Ecorse is a city located in Wayne County Michigan. Ecorse has a 2020 population of 9,263. Ecorse is currently declining at a rate of -0.23% annually and its population has decreased by -0.45% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,305 in 2010.

The average household income in Ecorse is $42,341 with a poverty rate of 29.79%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $829 per month, and the median house value is $43,500. The median age in Ecorse is 42.4 years, 37.2 years for males, and 44.3 years for females.

Ecorse Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Ecorsewas:

  • Black or African American: 41.95%
  • White: 36.04%
  • Two or more races: 11.08%
  • Other race: 6.87%
  • Native American: 2.44%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.61%
  • Asian: 0.00%
The current population of Ecorse, Michigan is 9,263 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 9,305.

Ecorse, Michigan Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,40836.04%
Black or African American3,96741.95%
American Indian and Alaska Native2312.44%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1521.61%
Some Other Race6506.87%
Two or More Races1,04811.08%
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Ecorse Population by Race

Ecorse Population Pyramid 2022

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Ecorse Median Age

39.1


Total

37.7


Male

39.5


Female

Ecorse Adults

There are 6,967 adults, (1,710 of whom are seniors) in Ecorse.

Ecorse Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

32.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Ecorse Sex Ratio

Female

4,972

52.58%

Male

4,484

47.42%

Ecorse Population by Age

Ecorse Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ecorse Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.9%20.1%
Male66.6%33.4%
Non Family64.7%35.3%
All64.6%35.4%
Female53.9%46.1%

64.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ecorse Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,7622.564.6
Married6863.5879.9
Male3204.0166.6
Female1,0443.5853.9
Non Family1,7121.1364.7

3.52

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

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Ecorse Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2343.62%
9th to 12th Grade1,24719.29%
High School Graduate2,36836.63%
Some College1,48522.97%
Associates Degree4446.87%
Bachelors Degree4266.59%
Graduate Degree2614.04%
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Ecorse Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ecorse Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races35630180
Native American13310221
Black2,7682,324406
White2,3731,596180
Islander152143
Other Race281226
Hispanic839636

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 94.08%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 22.47%.

Ecorse Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,319$34,052$27,449
Less Than 9th Grade$17,997$19,896$17,733
High School Graduate$29,792$30,982$22,310
Some College$34,246$42,170$27,157
Bachelors Degree$44,005$38,750$44,805
Graduate Degree$49,415$$49,573

$31,319

Average Earnings

$34,052

Average Male

$27,449

Average Female

Ecorse Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ecorse Language by Age

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Ecorse Language

91.50% of Ecorse residents speak only English, while 8.50% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.25% of the population.

Ecorse Language

Ecorse Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander1527146.71%
White2,6771,11141.50%
Multiple1,04341940.17%
Hispanic1,71830317.64%
Black3,95667116.96%
Native2312510.82%
Other340NaN%

29.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.10%

Male Poverty Rate

31.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ecorse

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ecorse is Islander, with 46.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ecorse is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.53%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.28%.

Ecorse Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.68%
High School24.37%
Some College17.89%
Bachelors or Greater18.34%

Ecorse Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed12.48%
Male Unemployed24.12%
Female Employed8.93%
Female Unemployed15.70%

Ecorse Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ecorse Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$34,278$46,070
Families$45,116$56,716
Married Families$53,864-
Non Families$19,280$31,077
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Income by Household Type

Ecorse Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

21.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

22.6%

Male Marriage Rate

20.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Ecorse Married by Age and Sex

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Ecorse Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Ecorse Marital Status by Race

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Ecorse Marital Status

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710

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War76
First Gulf War37
Vietnam215
Korea26
World War II26

Ecorse Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3476
35 to 5482
55 to 64272
65 to 74135
75+145

Ecorse Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White46115.75%
Black1725.74%
Other Race41.30%
2+ Races7317.06%
Hispanic686.76%

Ecorse Veterans by Race

Ecorse Veterans by Education

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33.80%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ecorse Veterans by Education

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48.3%

Labor Force Participation

43.5%

Employment Rate

9.9%

Unemployment Rate

Ecorse Employment by Age

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Ecorse Employment by Race

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Ecorse Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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79.53%

Born in Ecorse

97.76%

Native Born

2.24%

Foreign Born

1.24%

Non Citizen

1.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.76% of Ecorse residents were born in the United States, with 79.53% having been born in Michigan. 1.24% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Ecorse Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19204,3940.00%
193012,7168,32211.21%
194013,2094930.38%
195017,9484,7393.11%
196017,328-620-0.35%
197017,5151870.11%
198014,447-3,068-1.91%
199012,180-2,267-1.69%
200011,229-951-0.81%
20109,512-1,717-1.65%
20119,491-21-0.22%
20129,470-21-0.22%
20139,449-21-0.22%
20149,428-21-0.22%
20159,407-21-0.22%
20169,386-21-0.22%
20179,365-21-0.22%
20189,344-21-0.22%
20199,323-21-0.22%
20209,305-18-0.19%
20219,284-21-0.23%
20229,263-21-0.23%

Ecorse Population by Year